Presented on Wednesday, May 23, 1990 at Quarry Farm.
David E.E. Sloane of the University of New Haven will speak on "Mark Twain, Literary Comedian - The Influence of the Northeast on Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." A nationally reknown Mark Twain scholar, Professor Sloane is the Center's first Henry Nash Smith Research Fellow-in-Residence and appears under the auspices of the Center's Distinguished Academic Visitors program. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and reviews on Mark Twain and American humor.